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Table 1 Clinical characteristics and anthropometric indicators of adiposity in both sexes

From: Sex differences in the association of abdominal adipose tissue and anthropometric data with untreated hypertension in a Chinese population

  Total (n = 1488) Men (n = 514) Women (n = 974) P
Age (year) 63.22 ± 8.25 64.15 ± 8.43 62.72 ± 8.11 0.002
Hypertension (%) 783 (52.6) 307 (59.7) 398 (40.9) < 0.001
Height (cm) 160.47 ± 7.98 167.50 ± 6.78 156.76 ± 5.75 < 0.001
Weight (kg) 65.29 ± 13.46 71.50 ± 14.43 64.01 ± 11.74 < 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 25.07 ± 5.16 24.17 ± 5.62 25.02 ± 4.91 0.583
WC (cm) 86.22 ± 9.74 88.69 ± 9.85 84.92 ± 9.43 < 0.001
HC (cm) 97.97 ± 8.58 98.57 ± 9.18 97.65 ± 8.25 0.060
VAT (cm2) 150.69 ± 61.32 170.42 ± 68.78 140.27 ± 54.21 < 0.001
SAT (cm2) 136.54 ± 64.29 104.87 ± 50.27 153.26 ± 64.61 < 0.001
SBP (mmHg) 137.71 ± 19.72 141.66 ± 18.51 135.63 ± 20.02 < 0.001
DBP (mmHg) 79.11 ± 10.93 80.45 ± 11.50 78.40 ± 10.56 0.001
  1. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, HC hip circumference, VAT visceral adipose tissue, SAT subcutaneous adipose tissue, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure